Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/81
Cruise period1981-06-09 — 1981-06-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To define the distribution of 0-group gadoids and clupioids using the International young gadoid pelagic trawl and the Lowestoft 2 metre-square frame trawl, and to collect data of the occurrence of medusae and macroplankton.
2. To define the spawning areas of gadoids, sole and bass in ICES areas VIID & E using a 50cm HSTN, to collect the young pelagic eggs.
3. To launch the Nab towers current meter rig.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/81 cruise report clione8_81.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificNorth Sea/Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/81 cruise track — trk2660.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: surveyed using 50cm High Speed Tow Net.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: surveyed using 50cm High Speed Tow Net.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 53
Description: surveyed using the IYGPT.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 53
Description: Frame trawl.